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Re: [Fedora-packaging] PHP packaging policy notes



On Tue, 2006-07-04 at 11:37 +0100, Joe Orton wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 08:54:14AM -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> > >>>>> "TJ" == Tim Jackson <lists timj co uk> writes:
> > 
> > TJ> Not sure if I'm on my own here, but this seems like a lot of
> > TJ> namespace clutter for little benefit.  What's the problem with
> > TJ> "yum install php-pear-FOO"?
> > 
> > I believe spot's reasoning was that we don't want
> > users to have to know whether what they want is in a PEAR or PECL
> > module.  I'm not sure it's worth the inevitable namespace collision.
> 
> I completely agree with Tim.  You *have* to know whether the package is 
> a PEAR or PECL extension to be able to use it; we should not attempt to 
> hide this distinction from anybody, it will only lead to confusion and 
> future conflicts.

Consider that provision dropped, I was never overly attached to it
anyways. :)

~spot
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